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EU to the Rescue of the Baltic Sea?

The EU Observer reports that the European Commission and the Swedish government (which takes over the rotating EU presidency in July), are contemplating plans for strengthening political cooperation in the Baltic Sea region in an attempt to address the problem of serious pollution in the area as well as the issue of energy supplies to Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania.  The EU Observer writes: The “Baltic Sea Strategy” – the EU’s first regional-level policy – is to create a new club for the eight Baltic coastal countries which may in future meet regularly at foreign minister level to push forward local-interest…